Sermons

Refuge | Psalm 46 |
What is your source of comfort? Where do you find refuge and safety when it feels like the world is crumbling? In Psalm 46, we’re given the great news that God is refuge and strength for all who turn to him. Outline God our refuge (vv1-3) The refuge of God’s presence (vv4-7) The refuge of God’s victory (vv8-11) Resting in God’s refuge

Light | Luke 24:1-8; 44-49 |
What is the light and hope Jesus’ resurrection brings? In this message, as we look at Luke’s record of the first day of the week we see the light of Jesus’ resurrection is that new creation has broken into the world and so forgiveness of sins is now possible. Outline New Creation (Luke 24:1-8) Repentance and Forgiveness (Luke 24:44-49) Mission and Message

Dark | Genesis 1:1-5; Luke 23:44-46 |
Where is God when life is dark? This Good Friday we see how the darkness at the crucifixion shows that in the death of Jesus creation is undone as God’s judgment against sin is revealed. Outline Facing the Void (Genesis 1:1-5) The Darkness of… Evil (Luke 22:53) Uncreation (vv44-45a) Temple (vv45b-46) Conclusion/Application

A Heart of Wisdom | Psalm 90 |
What are we to learn from God in this unsettled time of uncertainty? This Sunday we begin a short series hearing some Psalms of Comfort, as together we draw near to God. Outline God’s Eternity (vv1-3) Deuteronomy 33:27 Our Frailty (vv4-6) Our Failing (vv7-11) Ask God for Wisdom and Comfort (vv12-17) 1 Corinthians 1:22-25

Behold Our King | Luke 24 |
In uncertain times, the resurrection of Jesus gives his followers joy and hope and propels them into a changed life on mission for him. N.b. this sermon was recorded during an ‘online service’ due to restrictions in place in response to COVID-19. Outline The shock of an empty tomb (vv1-12) The joy of resurrection …on the road (vv13-32) …in Jerusalem (vv33-49) …at the temple (vv50-53) In shock and joy—on mission for our king! Read more

Behold the King | Luke 23:26-56 |
As Jesus is crucified, the sign of the charge against him read ‘This is the King of the Jews’. In this message, as Jesus is crucified, we’ll consider how we respond to the momentous event of the cross. N.b. this sermon was recorded during an ‘online service’ due to restrictions in place in response to COVID-19. Outline Responses to the cross: Carrying (v26) Mourning (vv27-34) Mocking (vv35-38) Seeing (vv39-47) Watching (vv48-49) Honouring (vv50-56) How do you respond to the crucified king? Read more

Denying the King | Luke 22:54-23:25 |
When the stakes were high, even one of Jesus' closest followers denied ever knowing him. This is a tragic moment of abandonment as Jesus goes to the cross alone. In this message, as we continue following Jesus on his Way Home, we’ll be considering how we fail to recognise Jesus as King and how God offers forgiveness—even to deniers. Outline Denied by his disciple (22:54-62) Denied by the religious leaders (22:63-71) Denied by the world’s leaders (23:1-16) Denied by everyone (23:18-25)

Pray Like the King | Luke 22:39-53 |
What do you do when things get tough? In this sermon as the cross draws ever closer, we see how, through Christ, we can turn to God in humbly confident prayer. Outline The need for prayer (vv39-40) Jesus’ confidently humble prayer (vv41-44) Place Posture Pain The Power of Darkness (vv45-53)

Meal With the King | Luke 22:1-38 |
As Jesus was heading towards the cross he shared with his followers a significant meal. It wasn’t just significant because it was their last meal together, but through it, Jesus shows that by dying a criminal’s death, he fulfils God’s plans to bring in a radically new kingdom. Outline The preparations (vv1-13) …for fulfilment (vv14-23) Reversals (vv24-38) Remembering the King (Note: there is a slight ringing sound occasionally throughout this recording. Read more

Standing With the King | Luke 21:5-38 |
Whether it’s the ‘big things’ in the news or the small things in our own life there are many things which can make us anxious. What does Jesus have to offer our anxious hearts? Outline Do not be deceived (vv5-9) Stand firm (vv10-28) Be alert (vv29-38)